Archive for the ‘Employee Volunteerism’ category

  1. Our Week of Giving- 2015

    Last week, the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) sponsored its annual “Week of Giving,” an eight-day, industry-wide volunteer event where insurance industry professionals dedicate their time to local neighborhood and community nonprofit organizations. We are pleased to report that several teams of OneBeacon employees participated, including those from the Boston and Canton, Massachusetts offices. In […]

  2. Teaming Up for IICF’s Ping-Pong Tournament

    Recently a team from our Boston office joined industry colleagues at a charity ping-pong tournament held in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood. Hosted by the Northeast chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), the event raised funds for charities in the Boston community. Sponsored by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, our team supported the IICF through both […]

  3. Top Chefs

    Community giving is as much about volunteering time as offering financial support. All across our company, we see examples of individual and team volunteering efforts, which reinforces OneBeacon’s style of always “doing the right thing.” Our Boston team was the most recent group to offer time for a great cause. Spearheaded by Healthcare Group’s Susan […]

  4. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

    Julie Larson, a member of our Finance team, recently participated in her sixth consecutive Susan G. Komen (SGK) Twin Cities 3-day event. Benefiting the world’s largest breast cancer organization, the event entails a 60-mile, three-day walk in which each participant raises at least $2,300. All proceeds support SGK’s research/training grants and public health outreach programs […]

  5. Canton Fundraising Event Benefits Industry Charity

    Recently, members of our Canton group hosted a fundraiser raffle event at their office. In addition to enjoying popcorn and Italian ice, participants entered for a chance to win a variety of creatively themed gift baskets (pictured below). Thanks to various OneBeacon teams who donated a total of 12 prizes, the event raised over $1,400 […]

  6. Tech, IMU Team Up for Bolton’s Charity Cornhole Tournament

    Recently, members of OneBeacon Technology (OBTI) and International Marine Underwriters (IMU) teamed up to support their producer partners and local California charities at the Bolton Foundation’s “Throw Down” event. Held on a sunny summer day at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, the fundraising event featured a cornhole bean bag toss tournament to benefit underprivileged […]

  7. Team OneBeacon SCORES at Charity Soccer Tournament

    Now in its second consecutive year competing in the event, Team OneBeacon recently laced up their spikes to play in the SCORES Cup charity soccer tournament at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Proceeds from the tournament benefit America SCORES Boston, a nonprofit that works with public schools and inner-city children to provide after-school programs that […]

  8. Lucky 13

    Ginny McCarthy from  Corporate Legal spent last Sunday, June 14 walking along the Mystic River in Somerville, Mass. to raise funds for the Boston Children’s Hospital. The team has walked together in this annual fundraiser for 13 years and expects to top their $5,000 2015 fundraising goal. The OneBeacon Charitable Trust has been a proud sponsor […]

  9. Looking for a Cure: OneBeacon Charitable Trust Supports Tuberous Sclerosis Research

    My wife Carol and I have helped with various charitable efforts over the past eighteen months to help researchers work toward a cure for tuberous sclerosis. Tuberous sclerosis (or tuberous sclerosis complex) is a rare multi-system genetic disease that causes tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, […]

  10. Walk for Talk Benefits Minn. Children

    Tara Stafford of our Legal group recently teamed up with her family and friends to participate in the 4th annual “Walk for Talk Hear-o 5k” event. Northern Voices was the beneficiary of the charitable outing, which took place earlier this month at Roseville Central Park in Roseville, Minn. Northern Voices is the only nonprofit school […]